Search Results: "Margaret Peterson Haddix"


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SABOTAGED by Margaret Peterson Haddix
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"Best of the series so far. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Book three of the Missing series finds heroes 13-year-old Jonah and his sister Katherine traveling through time to rescue Virginia Dare of the Roanoke colony. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE ON THE GULF by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A subtle and rich page-turner. (Fiction 8-12)"
Bran's house-sitting job seems like a dream, but the Marquises have also allowed him to bring along his mother and sister. Read full book review >

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LEAVING FISHERS by Margaret Peterson Haddix
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

From the author of Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphey (1996), a chilling portrait of an insecure teenager gradually relinquishing her autonomy to a religious cult after she moves from a small Ohio town to a large, impersonal Indianapolis suburb. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF REFUGE  by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"This is a topical thriller that brings heart and thought to the sci-fi genre. (Science fiction. 11-16)"
Teen Edwy is sent away by his newly found birth parents and smuggled into a futuristic city. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF EXILE by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"This conversation-starting first in a series is a penetrating science-fiction thriller that adroitly explores the issue of prejudice. (Science fiction. 11-14)"
Rosi's life falls from idyllic to devastating when she and her friends are returned to their biological parents. Read full book review >

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REDEEMED by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A satisfying end to a long-running series. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Instead of the past, the eighth and final installment of the Missing series takes the Skidmore kids into the far distant future, where they will try to repair time and save the world. Read full book review >

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PALACE OF LIES by Margaret Peterson Haddix
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 7, 2015

"A welcome return to the Just Ella universe. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Haddix continues the series that began with the alternate "Cinderella" Just Ella (1999) with a story about a different princess.Read full book review >

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GAME CHANGER by Margaret Peterson Haddix
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Haddix's insightful tale is a compelling blend of sports, action and mystery. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
An elite athlete, KT is on the fast track to softball stardom when her world is turned upside down. Read full book review >

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SENT by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2009

"Valuable fun for tweens. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Historical time travel for the middle-school crowd continues in this second installment of Haddix's latest series, The Missing. Read full book review >

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UPRISING by Margaret Peterson Haddix
FICTION
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

"Author's note and list of works consulted give a fair summary of the Triangle fire and the condition of laborers, immigrants and life in the tenements. (Historical fiction. 12+)"
Three young women from different backgrounds experience the New York City Triangle Shirtwaist strike and fire of 1911. Read full book review >

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DEXTER THE TOUGH by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Dexter, a sympathetic and believable character, may help others come to grips with their own demons. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Dexter's first assignment at his new school is to write an essay, and he describes beating up another boy before class. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE FROM MEMORY by Margaret Peterson Haddix
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Well worth it. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
A thrill ride ensues when an all-American teen discovers her mysterious origins. Read full book review >